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Weekend Reading: All Things Bash

10 hours 27 min ago
Bash is a shell and command language. It is distributed widely as the default login shell for most Linux distributions. We've rounded up some of the most popular Bash-related articles for your weekend reading.


Security: 17 Things

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:37

A list for protecting yourself and others from the most common and easiest-to-pull-off security crimes. more>>

Oracle Patches Spectre for Red Hat

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:45

Red Hat's Spectre remediation currently requires new microcode for a complete fix, which leaves most x86 processors vulnerable as they lack this update. Oracle has released new retpoline kernels which completely remediate Meltdown and Spectre on all compatible CPUs, which I install and test on CentOS here. more>>

Help Us Cure Online Publishing of Its Addiction to Personal Data

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:24

Since the turn of the millennium, online publishing has turned into a vampire, sucking the blood of readers' personal data to feed the appetites of adtech: tracking-based advertising. Resisting that temptation nearly killed us. more>>

It’s Here. The March 2018 Issue of Linux Journal Is Available for Download Now.

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 13:39
Boasting as many pages as most technical books, this month’s issue of Linux Journal comes in at a hefty 181—that’s 23 articles exploring topics near and dear to everyone from home automation hobbyists to Free Software advocates to hard-core hackers to high-level systems architects.


Best Linux Desktop Environment

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 11:35
Cinnamon EDE GNOME KDE LXQt MATE MoonLightDE rox Trinity-DE UDE Unity Xfce Other (please write in comment)

Best Laptop

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 11:02

What's the favorite LJ reader laptop?

The top three winners are: more>>

Weekend Reading: Using Python in Science and Machine Learning

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 11:59

Python is easy to use, powerful, versatile and a Linux Journal reader favorite. We've round up some of the most popular recent Python-related articles for your weekend reading. more>>

What's the Geek Take on the GDPR?

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 10:20

Let us know how the GDPR is affecting your work. more>>

Best Editor

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 11:37

Read on to see which editor is the LJ reader favorite.

Here's the breakdown (all editors listed below were nominated by readers): more>>

Looking for New Writers and Meet Us at SCaLE 16x

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:46

If you're interested in writing for us, we want to hear from you—or even better, here's a chance to meet us in person to discuss the possibilities. more>>

Chrome 65, LLVM 6.0.0, Tumbleweed, Kubernetes and More

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:17

News briefs for March 8, 2018. more>>